who's life and art have been nourished and inspired by time in wild places, works to express reverence for the mystery and beauty of the places he loves. The deep silence and deep peace of wild places are at the center of Rod’s work. “In my art, I try to flow, to capture the essence and spirit of that great flowing life, of struggle and silence and peace. I try to express the spirit and essence rather than the details which often distract.” He founded Heron Dance, an art and literary publication, in early 1995. To view more of his work, visit /Heron Dance Art Studio.
is a multi-media artist who taught elementary school art for thirty years. She was named the 2013 Maine Art Education Association’s “Elementary Art Educator of the Year.” Grigsby is a believer that inside everyone is either the ability to create or appreciate art. Her fabric pieces are done by a process that disperses dye on paper, which is then cut into collages and printed using a dry mount press on polyester fabric. Sometimes she brings her experience as a quilter into these pieces by adding stitching and embellishment.
is a calligrapher and typographer working in New York City. In his 20+ professional years as a lettering designer, he has provided custom lettering and logos for many leading companies, including Avon, Lord & Taylor, Rolex, Clairol and Estée Lauder and Origins. Shaw has taught lettering regularly at New York’s Parsons School of Design, conducted workshops and exhibited his work throughout the United States and Europe. His publishing credits include the copybook, Letterforms, and articles for Print, Fine Print, Design Issues and Letter Arts Review. He is the recipient of several awards, as well as a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to study the type designs of Morris Fuller Benton. Paul has worked on the predominant number of Weavings since its inception. paulshawletterdesign.com.